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Sports Performance Testing and Evaluation: The Whole Team Approach

…Overhead Squat Assessment, Single-leg Squat Assessment, gait analysis) * Flexibility  (i.e., Sit and Reach Test, Apley’s Scratch Test) * Muscular Endurance  (i.e., Push-up Test, Pull-up Test) * Cardiorespiratory Fitness (i.e., 12-minute Run Test, 300 Shuttle Run Test) * Performance Assessments (power…

Hip Shifting Compensation? A Behind the Scenes Look at the Overhead Squat Assessment.

…see what it means and how to address it. The overhead squat assessment is designed to assess dynamic flexibility, core strength, balance, and overall neuromuscular control (1). When taking a look at your client from behind during the assessment, the checkpoints to watch are the feet, the ankle complex…

Corrective Exercise Strategies for Basketball

Corrective Exercise Strategies for Basketball

…lower extremity and torso movement compensations (e.g. feet turn out/flatten, knees move inward, excessive forward lean) * Assessment techniques (e.g. Overhead Squat, Single-leg Squat, Goniometric Measurement, Manual Muscle Testing) * Corrective strategies using the traditional corrective exercise continuum…

Price: $67.00

Goniometric Assessment

Goniometric Assessment

…scientific rationale for goniometric assessment * Discuss the various components of a goniometer and specifically explain how to use it to measure joint range of motion * Correlate goniometric measurements to the Overhead Squat and Single-leg Squat movement assessments

Price: $49.00

DiStefano et al. evaluated gluteus maximus and...

…during an overhead and single-leg squat assessment. Below is an example of how you could progress based upon exercise complexity: Gluteus medius: side-lying abduction > lateral tube walking > single-leg squat Gluteus maximus: single-leg Romanian deadlift > single-leg squat > transverse plane lunge…

Movement assessments such as the Overhead Squat...

Movement assessments such as the Overhead Squat Test and Single-leg Squat Test help fitness professionals see and understand a client’s faulty movement patterns. How many of you actually use movement assessments with your clients? Do you find them useful and practical? Is there anything you would…

IT-Band Syndrome: Cause and Solution

…lateral femoral condyle leading to symptoms. Assessment To determine possible risk for IT-band syndrome or to identify the potential reason why someone may have developed the condition, movement assessments (such as the overhead and single-leg squat assessments) should be performed. Based upon the aforementioned…

Running Pain: When Mileage and Dysfunction Meet

…a look at what they are and what can be done to help prevent these mileage stoppers. As you’ll see, performing an overhead squat assessment or single-leg squat assessment will help identify the clients that could be at risk for these injuries along with corrective strategies to apply (1). Key identifying…

The Effects of Pronation Distortion Syndrome and Solutions for Injury Prevention

…. Assessment When assessing for pronation distortion syndrome, both static and dynamic assessments can be done. When performing either a static or dynamic assessment, have the individual take their shoes off and make sure you have the ability to see their knees as well. During a static assessment, from…

Altered hip mechanics (hip adduction,...

…buttocks”. During the last 4 sessions, mirror and verbal feedback were progressively removed. Hip mechanics were assessed during running gait, a single-leg squat assessment and a step descent assessment, both pre- and post-retraining. Subjects returned to their normal running routines and analyses were repeated…

Mirror Gait Retraining for the Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain in Female Runners

…buttocks”. During the last 4 sessions, mirror and verbal feedback were progressively removed. Hip mechanics were assessed during running gait, a single-leg squat assessment and a step descent assessment, both pre- and post-retraining. Subjects returned to their normal running routines and analyses were repeated…

Addressing the Psoas in the NASM Corrective Exercise Model

…intermuscular coordination and for the posterior subsystem to engage. The lateral subsystem would be engaged to a greater extent if the squat to row were to be done on a single leg. The psoas is no longer (or minimally) a movement inhibitor, and appropriate movement patterns, length-tension relationships, joint…

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